The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 24 36 77
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +41
Permanent jobs citing BGP 13 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.95% 3.89% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 19.64% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 5
Median salary £67,000 £54,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.50% +44.66%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
BGP
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 56 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 27.81% 19.79% 21.49%
Number of salaries quoted 52 48 94
Median salary £65,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

BGP
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Bedford region.

BGP Salary Trend in Bedford

BGP
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

BGP Salary Histogram in Bedford

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for BGP.

1 33 (100.00%) LAN
1 33 (100.00%) WAN
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco
1 33 (100.00%) CCNP
1 33 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 33 (100.00%) OSPF
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 33 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
2 32 (96.97%) TCP/IP
3 31 (93.94%) Firewall
3 31 (93.94%) Wireshark
3 31 (93.94%) Network Security
3 31 (93.94%) tcpdump
3 31 (93.94%) Presales
4 30 (90.91%) Disaster Recovery
5 28 (84.85%) CCDP
6 25 (75.76%) Network Management
6 25 (75.76%) Load Balancing
7 24 (72.73%) Microsoft
7 24 (72.73%) MS Visio
8 18 (54.55%) F5
8 18 (54.55%) CCSE
8 18 (54.55%) CCSA
9 17 (51.52%) Data Centre
10 10 (30.30%) BIG-IP
11 9 (27.27%) Check Point Certification
11 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
12 8 (24.24%) Driving Licence
13 7 (21.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 24 (72.73%) MS Visio
2 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 33 (100.00%) LAN
1 33 (100.00%) OSPF
1 33 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 33 (100.00%) WAN
2 32 (96.97%) TCP/IP
3 31 (93.94%) Firewall
3 31 (93.94%) Network Security
3 31 (93.94%) tcpdump
3 31 (93.94%) Wireshark
4 10 (30.30%) BIG-IP
5 7 (21.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 7 (21.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Consultant
1 24 (72.73%) Network Consultant
2 16 (48.48%) Network Security Consultant
2 16 (48.48%) Security Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Check Point Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Technical Leader
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Data Centre
2 8 (24.24%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) Presales
2 30 (90.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (75.76%) Load Balancing
3 25 (75.76%) Network Management
4 6 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (18.18%) Web Filtering
5 5 (15.15%) Coaching
6 1 (3.03%) People Management
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) CCNP
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (84.85%) CCDP
3 18 (54.55%) CCSA
3 18 (54.55%) CCSE
4 9 (27.27%) Check Point Certification
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 18 (54.55%) F5
4 3 (9.09%) CA